Yorkshire Yurts is a small but rapidly growing business based in a beautiful rural location in Ripon.  Working in the great outdoors in stunning locations across Yorkshire and beyond, we’re looking for seasonal crew for both our core staff and also to help part time and ad-hoc in our busy periods. You’ll be part of a young, dynamic team and it’s a great way to keep fit and be in the great outdoors during the summer months.

Job Description

This Yurt/Marquee Rigger role will typically hold responsibility for:
• Preparing equipment along with loading & unloading vehicles prior to, during and returning from jobs
• Lifting, building and dismantling the yurts and marquees
• Providing general support as required to the Team Leaders and/or Operations Manager
• Potentially driving to/from sites

Job Requirements

To apply for the role you will be a positive, friendly individual with good interpersonal skills, you will have a positive and proactive approach to work and be used to working as part of a team. The job involves working outdoors for potentially long hours and can also be physically demanding, so a level of fitness is required.

Key requirements for the Yurt/Marquee Rigger role will include:
• A positive and enthusiastic outlook
• Comfortable working in all weather conditions
• A certain level of physical fitness due to the nature of the job
• Full clean driving licence and able to get to/from Ripon every day
• Reliable
• A practical mind set
• Flexibility in terms of time and hours worked
• You must have very good availability, and be prepared for some long days!
• As long as you see yourself fitting in with the above criteria, then experience isn’t necessary

– Seasonal Core Team – generally 40+ hrs per week during peak weeks (not guaranteed)
– Part Time Team – 1-3 days per week (variable)
– Ad-hoc team – as and when required, great for flexible workers
Additional hours and the odd weekends work may be required from the following roles during the peak season (typically May – October):

If you’ve read the above and you’re raring to get involved, just email us at info@yorkshireyurts.co.uk specifying the role you are applying for, if successful there will be an informal interview and recruitment day to follow.


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£8 – £10 per hour, depending on experience

Office Location

Yew Tree House, Aldfield, Ripon, HG4 3BE

Yorkshire Yurts